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Good to Know

Low Season:
March
Best time to beat the crowds
4%
expected price decrease
High Season:
July
Most popular time to fly
22%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$1606
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$1606
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from San Francisco to Dubai International

Average price per month
Flight prices as travel date approaches
-1 day
-2 days

Top tips for Finding a Cheap Flight

The cheapest flight from San Francisco to Dubai International was found 59 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is March.
Morning departure is around 37% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking San Francisco to Dubai International Flights

How long does a flight from San Francisco to Dubai International take?
An average nonstop flight takes 18h 50m, covering a distance of 8091 miles.
How many flights are there between San Francisco and Dubai International?
There are 14 (nonstop) flights between San Francisco and Dubai International per week, averaging 2 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Dubai International?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($658) and Turkish Airlines ($710)
Do I need a passport to fly between San Francisco and Dubai International?
Yes.
Which airlines fly most frequently between San Francisco and Dubai International?
JetBlue (1 times daily), Emirates (1 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly San Francisco to Dubai International?
For San Francisco to Dubai International, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Thursday is the most expensive. Flying from Dubai International back to San Francisco, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Saturday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from San Francisco to Dubai International (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
San Francisco
$658
only
$658
Destination
Dubai
$658
only
$658
Wed, Mar 7
SFO
DXB
31h 35m
Mon, Mar 12
DXB
SFO
41h 55m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Jan 25
SFO
DXB
18h 50m
Wed, Feb 14
DXB
SFO
25h 55m
Trip: 21 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
IST
ATL
Mediocre 3.6

the flight attendants were more present and even spoke English.

IST
TXL
Good 6.8

It was on time and we got there safely, otherwise not memorable in any way.

The staff...not very outgoing....they clearly wish that they were somewhere else.

IST
IAH
Mediocre 2.0

Transfer desk in Istanbul is terrible. Poor customer service. It took 6 hours to get transferred from the airport to the hotel.

NRT
IST
Excellent 10.0

World-class service at a price, convenience of connections, still free seat resevation and decent luggage allowance, two suitcases, for all of which other carriers extort extra payments.

Little bit quicker tray collection after meal.

KTM
IST
Mediocre 2.0

I did nit like anything...

I hate kayak..

Wed, Feb 28
SFO
DXB
31h 35m
Tue, Mar 6
DXB
SFO
43h 09m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Jan 29
SFO
DXB
24h 35m
Wed, Mar 7
DXB
SFO
25h 55m
Trip: 38 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
KTM
IST
Mediocre 2.0

I did nit like anything...

I hate kayak..

IST
BOM
Excellent 8.3

Overall the experience was good. Cabin crew helpful.

while going to US from Mumbai -Wheelchair service at Istanbul was found unsatisfactory. The attendanct was unfriendly adamant and rude. overall the wheel chair persons were neglected by the airlines (even at Boston ) but the cabin crew took care of all wheel chair persons.

NBO
IST
Mediocre 3.0

flight attendants from Nairobi to Istanbul were rude and unaccomodating. asking for a glass of water appeared to overwhelm the flight attendant.

SFO
IST
Good 6.6

The entertainment system was nice, the drinks were good, and the food was OK in Economy Class

The cabin crew was not very outgoing and not proactive in any way when it came to helping customers. The overall 777 plane was OK. I would have liked to see if the A380 was nicer. The entertainment screens were lower resolution with a good, but not great selection of content.

IAD
IST
Good 7.6

There was a female attendant who as soon as I got to my seat asked me to stop blocking the aisle. I found this very annoying because I'd only just stopped at my seat. I found her manner disrespectful.

Mon, Mar 5
SFO
DXB
29h 15m
Fri, Mar 16
DXB
SFO
53h 31m
Trip: 11 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Feb 6
SFO
DXB
18h 50m
Tue, Feb 13
DXB
SFO
20h 05m
Trip: 8 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
IST
ATL
Mediocre 3.6

the flight attendants were more present and even spoke English.

SFO
IST
Good 6.6

The entertainment system was nice, the drinks were good, and the food was OK in Economy Class

The cabin crew was not very outgoing and not proactive in any way when it came to helping customers. The overall 777 plane was OK. I would have liked to see if the A380 was nicer. The entertainment screens were lower resolution with a good, but not great selection of content.

IAD
IST
Excellent 10.0

Excellent service with comfort

All was great

NBO
IST
Mediocre 3.0

flight attendants from Nairobi to Istanbul were rude and unaccomodating. asking for a glass of water appeared to overwhelm the flight attendant.

IST
BOM
Excellent 8.3

Overall the experience was good. Cabin crew helpful.

while going to US from Mumbai -Wheelchair service at Istanbul was found unsatisfactory. The attendanct was unfriendly adamant and rude. overall the wheel chair persons were neglected by the airlines (even at Boston ) but the cabin crew took care of all wheel chair persons.

Thu, Feb 1
SFO
DXB
31h 35m
Sun, Feb 4
DXB
SFO
30h 48m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Feb 8
SFO
DXB
24h 35m
Wed, Feb 14
DXB
SFO
25h 55m
Trip: 7 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
LAX
IST
Excellent 8.3

Asian Vegetarian meal was good.

Seats with less leg room . No WIfi facility at the gate .

IST
IAH
Mediocre 2.0

Transfer desk in Istanbul is terrible. Poor customer service. It took 6 hours to get transferred from the airport to the hotel.

IST
BOM
Excellent 8.3

Overall the experience was good. Cabin crew helpful.

while going to US from Mumbai -Wheelchair service at Istanbul was found unsatisfactory. The attendanct was unfriendly adamant and rude. overall the wheel chair persons were neglected by the airlines (even at Boston ) but the cabin crew took care of all wheel chair persons.

IST
ZAG
Good 7.6

The food was great. The seats were soft and there was enough legroom.

We were stuck on an aisle where the seats don't adjust on one of the flights, but it was a relatively short flight. The boarding process was a little disorganized, but we were able to get on the plane quickly. The worst part was the home airport. I don't know how much control Turkish airlines has over that airport, but the bathrooms we're absolutely disgusting.

NBO
IST
Mediocre 3.0

flight attendants from Nairobi to Istanbul were rude and unaccomodating. asking for a glass of water appeared to overwhelm the flight attendant.

Wed, Mar 7
SFO
DXB
29h 15m
Sun, Mar 18
DXB
SFO
41h 55m
Trip: 11 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Feb 12
SFO
DXB
24h 35m
Thu, Feb 22
DXB
SFO
20h 05m
Trip: 11 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
KTM
IST
Mediocre 2.0

I did nit like anything...

I hate kayak..

IST
BOM
Excellent 8.3

Overall the experience was good. Cabin crew helpful.

while going to US from Mumbai -Wheelchair service at Istanbul was found unsatisfactory. The attendanct was unfriendly adamant and rude. overall the wheel chair persons were neglected by the airlines (even at Boston ) but the cabin crew took care of all wheel chair persons.

LAX
IST
Excellent 8.3

Asian Vegetarian meal was good.

Seats with less leg room . No WIfi facility at the gate .

IST
ATL
Mediocre 3.6

the flight attendants were more present and even spoke English.

IST
TXL
Good 6.8

It was on time and we got there safely, otherwise not memorable in any way.

The staff...not very outgoing....they clearly wish that they were somewhere else.

Fri, Mar 9
SFO
DXB
30h 15m
Sun, Mar 18
DXB
SFO
41h 55m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Feb 13
SFO
DXB
18h 50m
Thu, Feb 22
DXB
SFO
20h 05m
Trip: 10 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
KTM
IST
Mediocre 2.0

I did nit like anything...

I hate kayak..

LAX
IST
Excellent 8.3

Asian Vegetarian meal was good.

Seats with less leg room . No WIfi facility at the gate .

IST
ZAG
Good 7.6

The food was great. The seats were soft and there was enough legroom.

We were stuck on an aisle where the seats don't adjust on one of the flights, but it was a relatively short flight. The boarding process was a little disorganized, but we were able to get on the plane quickly. The worst part was the home airport. I don't know how much control Turkish airlines has over that airport, but the bathrooms we're absolutely disgusting.

IAD
IST
Good 7.6

There was a female attendant who as soon as I got to my seat asked me to stop blocking the aisle. I found this very annoying because I'd only just stopped at my seat. I found her manner disrespectful.

SFO
IST
Good 6.6

The entertainment system was nice, the drinks were good, and the food was OK in Economy Class

The cabin crew was not very outgoing and not proactive in any way when it came to helping customers. The overall 777 plane was OK. I would have liked to see if the A380 was nicer. The entertainment screens were lower resolution with a good, but not great selection of content.

Thu, Feb 8
SFO
DXB
28h 45m
Sun, Feb 11
DXB
SFO
43h 09m
Trip: 4 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Feb 14
SFO
DXB
24h 35m
Thu, Feb 22
DXB
SFO
20h 05m
Trip: 9 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
IAD
IST
Excellent 10.0

Excellent service with comfort

All was great

NRT
IST
Excellent 10.0

World-class service at a price, convenience of connections, still free seat resevation and decent luggage allowance, two suitcases, for all of which other carriers extort extra payments.

Little bit quicker tray collection after meal.

KTM
IST
Mediocre 2.0

I did nit like anything...

I hate kayak..

IST
TXL
Good 6.8

It was on time and we got there safely, otherwise not memorable in any way.

The staff...not very outgoing....they clearly wish that they were somewhere else.

NBO
IST
Mediocre 3.0

flight attendants from Nairobi to Istanbul were rude and unaccomodating. asking for a glass of water appeared to overwhelm the flight attendant.

Fri, Feb 2
SFO
DXB
31h 35m
Sun, Feb 18
DXB
SFO
67h 09m
Trip: 17 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Mon, Feb 26
SFO
DXB
18h 50m
Fri, Mar 16
DXB
SFO
20h 05m
Trip: 18 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
IST
IAH
Mediocre 2.0

Transfer desk in Istanbul is terrible. Poor customer service. It took 6 hours to get transferred from the airport to the hotel.

KTM
IST
Mediocre 2.0

I did nit like anything...

I hate kayak..

LAX
IST
Excellent 8.3

Asian Vegetarian meal was good.

Seats with less leg room . No WIfi facility at the gate .

IST
BOM
Excellent 8.3

Overall the experience was good. Cabin crew helpful.

while going to US from Mumbai -Wheelchair service at Istanbul was found unsatisfactory. The attendanct was unfriendly adamant and rude. overall the wheel chair persons were neglected by the airlines (even at Boston ) but the cabin crew took care of all wheel chair persons.

SFO
IST
Good 6.6

The entertainment system was nice, the drinks were good, and the food was OK in Economy Class

The cabin crew was not very outgoing and not proactive in any way when it came to helping customers. The overall 777 plane was OK. I would have liked to see if the A380 was nicer. The entertainment screens were lower resolution with a good, but not great selection of content.

Mon, Feb 26
SFO
DXB
29h 15m
Fri, Mar 2
DXB
SFO
43h 09m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Feb 27
SFO
DXB
18h 50m
Fri, Mar 16
DXB
SFO
20h 05m
Trip: 17 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
IAD
IST
Good 7.6

There was a female attendant who as soon as I got to my seat asked me to stop blocking the aisle. I found this very annoying because I'd only just stopped at my seat. I found her manner disrespectful.

IAD
IST
Excellent 10.0

Excellent service with comfort

All was great

KTM
IST
Mediocre 2.0

I did nit like anything...

I hate kayak..

IST
ATL
Mediocre 3.6

the flight attendants were more present and even spoke English.

IST
BOM
Excellent 8.3

Overall the experience was good. Cabin crew helpful.

while going to US from Mumbai -Wheelchair service at Istanbul was found unsatisfactory. The attendanct was unfriendly adamant and rude. overall the wheel chair persons were neglected by the airlines (even at Boston ) but the cabin crew took care of all wheel chair persons.

Wed, Feb 28
SFO
DXB
18h 50m
Fri, Mar 16
DXB
SFO
20h 05m
Trip: 16 days
8.0ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.0 Excellent
Based on 17553 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
7.9
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
7.9
NBO
IST
Mediocre 3.0

flight attendants from Nairobi to Istanbul were rude and unaccomodating. asking for a glass of water appeared to overwhelm the flight attendant.

IST
TXL
Good 6.8

It was on time and we got there safely, otherwise not memorable in any way.

The staff...not very outgoing....they clearly wish that they were somewhere else.

KTM
IST
Mediocre 2.0

I did nit like anything...

I hate kayak..

IAD
IST
Excellent 10.0

Excellent service with comfort

All was great

NRT
IST
Excellent 10.0

World-class service at a price, convenience of connections, still free seat resevation and decent luggage allowance, two suitcases, for all of which other carriers extort extra payments.

Little bit quicker tray collection after meal.

Thu, Mar 22
SFO
DXB
32h 49m
Sun, Apr 1
DXB
SFO
34h 54m
Trip: 11 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
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San Francisco to Dubai International Flight Information

Flights Arrive in Dubai International
Flights Depart from San Francisco
Flight Price $658
Distance 8091 miles
Airlines Turkish Airlines
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